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  Lake Manapouri
by balhannah

We arrived at Lake Manapouri on our way to Te Anau. The drive here was through some fantastic scenery with snow capped Mountains in the distance.

We really liked this lake and town, it was quite quiet and the lake with the surrounding Cathedral Mountains was very pretty.

This is where the cruises to Doubtful Sound leave from. A day excursion takes you across Lake Manapouri to West Arm, and then you travel by coach over Wilmot Pass to Doubtful Sound to board the catamaran for a three-hour cruise through the fjord.

Lake Manapouri is located only twenty minutes from Te Anau, and is worth the drive to here.


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  • Written Jan 25, 2010
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